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November 6, 2013

County teams ride first-half leads to blowout victories

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FAIRMONT — Finishing strong

The three Marion County teams wrapped up the games in decisive fashion. The same can be said for the way they’ve closed out their season.

After combining for seven losses in weeks 6-8, all three teams have now won their last two.

For North Marion, it was a good way to finish the season after a disappointing start.

“Not the way I envisioned finishing, but proud of my guys for overcoming adversity and finishing strong even when playing for nothing but pride,” North Marion coach Daran Hays tweeted after the game.

East and Fairmont Senior will wrap up their seasons Friday against each other in the rivalry game. Abbott said he likes the way his team is coming together at this point in the season.

“I think we’re getting to where we’re starting to click, and that’s good this time of year,” he said.

Email Mike DeFabo at mdefabo@timeswv.com or follow him on Twitter @MikeDeFaboTWV.

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